Sparky Thermal Dehydrator, a Social Enterprise by a team of our scholars is now officially operating in Mbale District changing lives of many Farmers. Thanks to the Resolution Project, The MasterCard Foundation and the mastermind group of young, brilliant minds zelous to create change in their community. Kayiza Isma, Okettayot Lawrence, Nsubuga Thomas and Morris Esther Opiyo.
Enabling farmers to effectively dry large quantities of produce – allowing for bulk production and reducing food waste.
“We were thinking aloud, asking ourselves, how come the sun dries things but not a charcoal stove?”
In Mbale, Uganda, food preservation can be difficult because weather conditions are often so unpredictable, making it hard for farmers to adequately process and store large harvests. The Sparky Thermal Dehydrator team won the Resolution Social Venture Challenge for their dehydrator, providing a solution for farmers who are losing crops before they can be sold.” Read more on: http://bit.ly/2O2M8n0